Holly Sabin

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I love books so why do I hate studying English GCSE?

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Teen books,Education,Teaching,Literacy,English and creative writing,William Shakespeare,Harper Lee,GCSEs<p>English had always been my favourite subject at school, but the stifling lack of book choice and boring analysis in the English GSCE has killed it for me

6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class

August 21, 2014<br>Planning to use Google Presentations with your students this year? The video tutorials below are definitely worth checking. There are …

The 29 Most Spectacular Space Photos Of 2014

The year 2014 was a stellar one for spaceflight, what with ESA's Rosetta mission putting a robotic lander on a distant comet and NASA successfully testing its Orion spacecraft.<p>But 2014 was also a great year for space photography, as you can see from these remarkable 29 images (scroll down) picked …

Tanya Byrne's top 10 black characters in children's books

Earlier in the week, author Walter Dean Myers wrote a piece for the New York Times asking Where are the people of color (POC) in children's books?<br>As a POC myself, it's something I've always been aware of – that most of the characters in books aren't like me – but for a long time I didn't question …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Stop Trying to Make Your Kid Happy (and Other Radical Insights)

Jennifer Senior’s new book, “All Joy and No Fun,” examines being a parent through a most unusual lens: the many ways in which children impact their …

Gungor Performs Live

Plus, the week’s news and entertainment, an interview with the band, terrible fast food, your awkward family stories and much more …<p>Episode Bonus …

N.T. Wright On Why The Psalms Matter

We all love the Psalms. They’re a beautiful, poetic expression of everything from praise to pain to joy.<p>But sometimes, we can dismiss the Psalms as …

Everybody is a genius

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”<br>– Albert …

Children today are suffering a severe deficit of play – Peter Gray

When I was a child in the 1950s, my friends and I had two educations. We had school (which was not the big deal it is today), and we also had what I …

Psychology

Russian Mother Takes Magical Pictures of Her Two Kids With Animals On Her Farm

These wonderful photographs by Elena Shumilova plunge the viewer into a beautiful world that revolves around two boys and their adorable dog, cat, …

Canon EOS

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-year-old Japanese woman’s amazing collection of painstakingly-crafted traditional Japanese temari handballs has been unveiled to the public for …

Japan

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

Venice by night...

Pictures of the Week 1.3.14

Boiling water & water gun in extreme cold (Northern Ontario)

Mother and Son Blow Bubbles in Freezing Cold and Discover Something Beautiful

Earlier this month, photographer Angela Kelly and her 7-year-old son decided to venture outdoors amidst freezing temperatures to blow some …

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Derren Brown

Trading One Dramatic Resolution for 10,000 Little Ones

I’ve told the story many times of talking impatiently with my wife one Sunday morning and having my nine-year-old son interject, “Daddy, is this the …

'Jesus Was A Radical Nonviolent Revolutionary' Post By John Fugelsang Is Spot On

Actor and comedian John Fugelsang gives us his take on Jesus in just one sentence, and it's pretty incredible.<p>What do you think?

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Your Most Courageous Resolution

<i>Pursue love. (1 Corinthians 14:1)</i><p>Resolutions are good things. They’re biblical: “may [God] fulfill every resolve for good” (2 Thessalonians 1:11). …

Nigel Slater's midweek dinner

Nigel Slater reveals how to make a special yet simple midweek dinner<p>Grilled whole mackerel with tangy sumac and a summery orange and mint dressing. By Nigel Slater<p>Published: 6:00 AM<p>Thick wedges of eggy, herby goodness with any amount of sprouted seeds or micro salad leaves. By Nigel …

Vegetarian Food

Nigel Slater's lamb and bacon stew recipe

The recipe<p>Season 300g of cubed lamb shoulder or leg with a little salt and black pepper then brown lightly on all sides in 2 tbsp of olive oil. While the lamb is colouring, peel and roughly chop a large onion. Finely dice 6 rashers of smoked bacon. Remove the lamb from the pan, transferring it to a …

Desiring God

Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. We’re on a mission to change that. All of our resources exist to guide you …